Tsunami: The Newfoundland Tidal Wave Disaster Maura Hanrahan

ISBN: 9781894463638

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Tsunami: The Newfoundland Tidal Wave Disaster  by  Maura Hanrahan

Tsunami: The Newfoundland Tidal Wave Disaster by Maura Hanrahan
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Twenty-seven dead. Staggering property losses.Triggered by an offshore earthquake on the Grand Banks, a tsunami unleashed its fury on the coastline of the Burin Peninsula of Newfoundland, killing twenty-seven people and destroying homes and fishingMoreTwenty-seven dead. Staggering property losses.Triggered by an offshore earthquake on the Grand Banks, a tsunami unleashed its fury on the coastline of the Burin Peninsula of Newfoundland, killing twenty-seven people and destroying homes and fishing premises in fifty outports.Here is the dramatic, incredible story of the South Coast Disaster of 1929, the superhuman efforts of Nurse Dorothy Cherry to save the sick and dying, and Magistrate Malcolm Hollett’s tireless campaign to rebuild shattered lives and devastated communities.Shortlisted for the 2005 Newfoundland and Labrador Book Awards - Rogers Cable Non-Fiction AwardWinner of the 2005 Newfoundland and Labrador Historic Sites Heritage and History Award



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